Culture & Arts

Olivier Cornet Gallery: ALTER / ALTAR – 12 Sep – 2 Oct 2021

Olivier Cornet Gallery: ALTER / ALTAR – 12 Sep – 2 Oct 2021

The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to present ALTER / ALTAR A solo exhibition featuring new work by Dublin-based Aisling Conroy, a member of the AGA Group at the Olivier Cornet Gallery  Aisling Conroy is a member of the Associate Gallery Artist (AGA) group at the gallery. ALTER / ALTAR is the artist’s second solo […]

Copenhagen: Return of one of world’s largest LGBT+ Prides

Copenhagen: Return of one of world’s largest LGBT+ Prides

Tens of thousands took to the streets in Denmark on Saturday, in one of the biggest Pride marches since COVID-19 struck, with some celebrating, while others expressed solidarity with LGBT+ people living in fear in Afghanistan. Young people draped in rainbow flags, with face paint and glitter, walked alongside families with children, while gay men […]

Everyman Cork: ‘CITY’ takes to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Everyman Cork: ‘CITY’ takes to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Following a successful broadcast as part of The Everyman’s Play it by Ear, CITY, a new work written and performed by John McCarthy, is going to the Edinburgh Fringe festival as part of their Fringe Online platform with the support of Culture Ireland. “CITY came out of a conversation with a friend about the complex process of […]

Public auditions for ‘Philadelphia, Here I Come!’ at Cork Opera House

Public auditions for ‘Philadelphia, Here I Come!’ at Cork Opera House

Public auditions for the BRIAN FRIEL classic:  PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME!  At the CORK OPERA HOUSE  Patrick Talbot Productions will hold public auditions for their forthcoming production of Philadelphia, Here I Come! by Brian Friel, which will open at the Cork Opera House on October 6 next. The parts in the play being auditioned for specifically are […]

Cork to burst alive with Design POP | 27-29th August

Cork to burst alive with Design POP | 27-29th August

CORK CITY IS TO COME ALIVE WITH DESIGN POP 7 PAVILIONS :: 15 TALKS + PANEL DISCUSSIONS :: 2 EXHIBITIONS Happening across Cork city | 27th – 29th August 2021 http://www.designpop.ie Cork city’s architecture, design and food festival, Design POP, returns to the streets of Cork this August, 27th – 29th. Enjoy architecture, food, and […]

‘Trainspotting’ IRVINE WELSH  for FEST 2021

‘Trainspotting’ IRVINE WELSH for FEST 2021

Irvine Welsh, the author of world-renowned novels such as “Trainspotting” and “Filth”, is the most recent confirmation for FEST’s 2021 Industry Programme. FEST’s Industry programme will take place between the 5th and 10th  October, in Espinho Portugal, online passes also available. The Scottish novelist will present a masterclass about his career, his outlook on his […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Last Letter From Your Lover

Film Review & Trailer: The Last Letter From Your Lover

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Augustine Frizzell – Starring: Felicity Jones, Callum Turner, Joe Alwyn, Nabhaan Rizwan, Shailene Woodley In cinemas now! In the present day, the story of a mid-20th century couple is pieced together through their writings. No, it’s not the Notebook, but rather this offering based on Jojo Moyes’ 2012 novel […]

Netflix: Production begins in Ireland on The Wonder

Netflix: Production begins in Ireland on The Wonder

Full cast revealed for the adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s acclaimed novel, The Wonder, the first from Netflix’s new UK & Ireland Features Slate The Irish Midlands, 1862 – a young girl stops eating, but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse, Lib Wright, is brought to a tiny village to observe eleven-year old Anna O’Donnell. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Vivo

Film Review & Trailer: Vivo

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Kirk DeMicco – Starring the voices of: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ynairaly Simo, Zoe Saldana, Juan de Marcos González, Brian Tyree Henry, Gloria Estefan Available on Netflix now! This film was first pitched to Dreamworks Animation by Lin Manuel-Mirandea back in 2010. I won’t bore you with all the details, but […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Courier

Film Review & Trailer: The Courier

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Dominic Cooke – Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Angus Wright In cinemas now! This is based on the true story of British businessman, Greville Wynne (Cumberbatch) who was recruited to deliver messages to secret agent, Oleg Penkovsky (Ninidze) in Moscow in the 1960s. Just in […]